Our First Coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by 808momof4, Mar 18, 2019.

  1. 808momof4

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    We framed out our coop today. Our 4 girls got some hands on learning with my contractor husband. It was a great day. We still have to frame out the nesting boxes, add 2 windows, build the chicken ramp and consider a door (we live in the tropics and it might not be necessary). Then build a small run. We plan to free range the girls, so we don't need a huge run.

    Some pics: 59925.jpeg IMG_20190317_194845_272.jpg 20190317_140721.jpg
     
  2. TropicalBabies

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    That looks awesome! What a fun, hands on day. Looks like you have one of the locals ready to move in. Hope it pays some rent!!! :jumpy:jumpy:jumpyEnjoy!
     
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  3. 808momof4

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    LOL! With 9 pullets, I'm hoping we get some good rent. We have friends on a wait list for eggs.
     
  4. Cadence A Waller

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    Wow! That is an amazing coop! :D
     
  5. TropicalBabies

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    @Cadence A Waller I can't help but notice your avatar. :) One of my favorite places for a photo too. Paint or Flaxen mane?
     
  6. Cadence A Waller

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    Paint... her mane is so messy in that pic! :lol: But I do love taking pics through her little black ears. :)
     
  7. TropicalBabies

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    God bless messy hair and little black ears! :love IMG_20190316_095520200.jpg IMG_20190316_095313337.jpg IMG_20190316_102521350.jpg try check out the horse loving threads on BYC https://www.backyardchickens.com/posts/21108978/
     
  8. Cadence A Waller

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    We have went way off topic :lol: (it is hard not to when you start talking about horses ;)) but I have to ask, are those your horses? They are beautiful! If you would like to, I have a thread called “Starlight’s Training Adventure”
    And I would love if you could post there and give me any tips or things that you do with your horses to work on with my Star! :)
     
  9. Cadence A Waller

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    Just went to the link that you posted... your horses are gorgeous! :love
     
  10. TropicalBabies

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    The best threads bounce around. All in good fun!
     

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